Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

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19
Jul
2016

Winner of Houseboat Vacation Announced

Harlan County basketball coach wins Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland to support Rogers Scholars youth leadership program It was a normal day at work for Kentucky Mine Supply Company employee Tim Engle. Engle was returning from lunch when he got an unexpected telephone call. Delaney Stephens, youth programs coordinator and community liaison for The Center for […]

21
Jun
2016

2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) graduating class

Four graduates of The Center’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) offered EKU Presidential Scholarships for innovative business idea An innovative business idea that will give iPhone users a safe, convenient way to charge their phones at night has earned four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) an exclusive college scholarship offer […]

17
Jun
2016

Thirty students from 12 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Explorers

The old saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” could not be more true for Lindsey Wilson College instructor Douglas Keaton. Rogers Explorers learned that valuable lesson while attending one of Keaton’s sustainability classes on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. “Mr. Keaton showed us that nothing you see is a waste,” […]

 
07
Jun
2016

First class of 2016 Rogers Explorers at Asbury University

Rogers Explorer Sarah Lycans of Lawrence County couldn’t contain her excitement on Monday in the chemistry lab at Asbury University in Wilmore. Sarah was about to begin her first lab experiment in a chemistry lab on a major university campus under the supervision of a college instructor. “This is so cool,” she said as she […]

19
May
2016

ELI 2016 Announced

Twenty-two high school students will build their business and entrepreneurial skills at the 2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) at The Center The Center for Rural Development has selected 22 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their business and entrepreneurial skills at the 2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI). ELI, a week-long summer […]

18
May
2016

2016 Class of Rogers Explorers Announced

One hundred and eighty-two students have been selected to attend 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program Rogers Explorers are creative thinkers, career builders, and future leaders of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. This summer, 182 students —the largest class ever—will converge on the campuses of six Kentucky colleges and universities for The Center for Rural […]

20
Apr
2016

2016 Rogers Scholars class announced

The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the 2016 Class of Rogers Scholars. Sixty-four high school students from 45 Kentucky counties within The Center’s primary service area have been selected to attend this summer’s session of Rogers Scholars. “The Rogers Scholars program gives high school students an experience of a lifetime to grow […]

 
16
Oct
2015

Have some fun and support Rogers Scholars

Dress in your favorite glow outfit or wear your Halloween costume to the third annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. The family-friendly event will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, from 7-9 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. Walkers and runners are encouraged to wear bright colors and glow accessories. Glow sticks, neon bracelets, necklaces, neon tights, […]

 
29
Apr
2015

2015 Rogers Explorers Participants Selected

180 students from The Center’s 45-county service area of Southern and Eastern Kentucky selected to participate in the 2015 Rogers Explorers program: First Name Last Name County Residence School Name Chloe Burton Adair Russell County Middle School Abigail Dykes Adair Cumberland County Middle School Talyn Alderman Bath Bath County Middle School Andrew Barber Bath Bath […]

 
17
Apr
2015

One Way to open for Halfway to Hazard on April 24 Concert

Somerset’s own rock ‘n’ roll band, One Way, has been making a name for themselves on the local music scene and will represent the next generation of young musicians at a benefit concert featuring Nashville recording artists Halfway to Hazard to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. These four young […]

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